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Bounce Back After The Holidays

Do you put up decor and sing carols as soon as the ‘ber months kick in? Do you also brave the seasonal gridlock to go to one potluck get-together after another? If yes, like most Pinoys, you go all-out to celebrate the season. Indulging in some sinful treats on your...

Give Your Gut A Much Needed Clean Up

Your belly obviously took quite a blow from those seconds. Aside from weight gain, the extra rounds of drinks and servings of carb-loaded dinner plates and desserts (plus those caffeine-fueled mornings after) have adversely affected your gut health. With these...

Weak in the Bones

Women who can’t get out of their chair without using their arms have twice the fracture risk of those who can stand up effortlessly. Men over 50 are more likely to have a bone weakening-related fracture than prostate cancer. When you talk about healthy living, you...

When Bread Makes You Sick

Do you have symptoms of gluten sensitivity and celiac disease? It happens more often than not: you eat a plate of pasta and suddenly you experience abdominal pain, bloating, or, worse, diarrhea. And as if that’s not bad enough, you find yourself feeling exhausted or...

Antioxidants for Detox

“Detox” is easily associated with a diet or cleanse through copious amounts of funny-looking liquid concoctions. While this kind of digestive detox is helpful, there is another kind of detoxification process that takes place in the liver. Given our daily exposure to...

Hidden Hazards in Everyday Food

We rely on food to fuel our bodies and provide us with the nutrients we need to stay healthy. But in some cases, the food we consume is what causes our health issues in the first place because they contain ingredients that boost flavor or prolong shelf life yet have a...

Am I Toxic?

Let’s face it – you cannot escape toxicity, especially if you live in a city like Metro Manila. Even though you strive for clean living and stick to a healthy lifestyle, you will still be exposed – from air pollution, cigarette smoke, and contaminated soil...

True Wellness Should be Made to Fit

What can a customized meal and supplement plan do for your overall health? Fashion designer and organic farmer Hindy Weber-Tantoco shares the benefits through her own experience. Hindy Weber-Tantoco’s name is often associated with fashion and organic farming but...

Supplement Intake Made Easier

Your custom-packed supplements Using the results from your nutrient and metabolic test, BioBalance will be able to provide your needed vitamins and supplements in daily custom packets. Convenience in Custom-packed Supplements With custom-packed supplements, you can...

Am I Eating Properly?

Identifying the Nutrition Gap Do you experience fatigue, migraine or mood swings? Do you feel bloated or have difficulty losing weight? Any of these may be a result of not eating properly or not getting the right amount of nutrients from your food. Vitamins, minerals,...

Fight Fat with Fat

Sounds too good to be true? The good news according to science, is that inclusion of fat in your diet is not at all bad for you—it actually helps you burn fat, among other benefits. Harmful or healthy? Before overindulging in pizza, burgers, and hotdogs, note that if...